Samurai Warriors 5

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Samurai Warriors 5
Samurai Warriors 5 cover
Developers
Omega Force
Publishers
Koei Tecmo
Release dates
Windows July 26, 2021
Reception
Metacritic 71
OpenCritic 78
Taxonomy
Monetization DLC
Modes Singleplayer, Multiplayer
Pacing Real-time
Perspectives Third-person
Controls Direct control
Genres Hack and slash
Art styles Cel-shaded
Themes Japan
Series Samurai Warriors, Warriors
Samurai Warriors 5 on HowLongToBeat
Samurai Warriors 5 on IGDB
Samurai Warriors 5 guide on StrategyWiki
Samurai Warriors 5 on MobyGames
Samurai Warriors 5 on Wikipedia
Samurai Warriors
Subseries of Warriors
Samurai Warriors 2 2008
Samurai Warriors 4-II 2015
Samurai Warriors: Spirit of Sanada 2017
Samurai Warriors 5 2021

Samurai Warriors 5 is a third-person hack and slash game developed by Omega Force and published by Koei Tecmo. It is a part of the Samurai Warriors franchise within the larger Warriors series.

A demo of the game was made available on July 20, 2021 for players to try out the game prior to release.[1] The full version was released on Steam on July 26, 2021.

General information

Steam Community Discussions

Availability[edit]

Source DRM Notes Keys OS
Gamesplanet
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Digital Deluxe Edition also available.
Windows
Humble Store
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Digital Deluxe Edition also available.
Windows
Steam
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Digital Deluxe Edition also available.
Windows
All versions require Steam DRM.

Monetization[edit]

DLC and expansion packs

Name Notes
Season Pass Multiple scenarios, weapons and horse armor.
Windows
Season Pass Bonus Bonus Part of the Season Pass.
Windows
Special Costume - Mitsuhide Akechi Pre-order only costume.
Windows
Special Costume - Nobunaga Oda Pre-order only costume.
Windows
Digital Deluxe Edition Bonus Part of the Digital Deluxe Edition.
Windows
Deluxe Costume - Nobunaga Oda Part of the Digital Deluxe Edition.
Windows
Deluxe Costume - Mitsuhide Akechi Part of the Digital Deluxe Edition.
Windows
"SAMURAI WARRIORS" Costume - Nobunaga Oda Free until August 9, 2021.
Windows
"SAMURAI WARRIORS" Costume - Mitsuhide Akechi Free until August 9, 2021.
Windows

Game data[edit]

Configuration file(s) location[edit]

System Location
Windows HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\KoeiTecmo\SAMURAI WARRIORS 5\
%USERPROFILE%\Documents\KoeiTecmo\SAMURAI WARRIORS 5\Savedata\inputmap*.dat
Steam Play (Linux) <Steam-folder>/steamapps/compatdata/1591530/pfx/[Note 1]
General settings are stored in the registry while keyboard input settings are stored in %USERPROFILE%\Documents

Save game data location[edit]

System Location
Windows %USERPROFILE%\Documents\KoeiTecmo\SAMURAI WARRIORS 5\Savedata\
Steam Play (Linux) <Steam-folder>/steamapps/compatdata/1591530/pfx/[Note 1]

Save game cloud syncing[edit]

System Native Notes
Steam Cloud

Video[edit]

Graphics options
Graphics options

Graphics feature State Notes
Widescreen resolution
Multi-monitor
Ultra-widescreen
Use this cheat table.[2]
4K Ultra HD
[3]
Field of view (FOV)
Windowed
Borderless fullscreen windowed
See the glossary page for potential workarounds.
Anisotropic filtering (AF)
[4]
Anti-aliasing (AA)
On/off toggle.
Vertical sync (Vsync)
Options of 30, 60, and Invalid. The Invalid option disables vsync, while the 60 option syncs to the refresh rate up to 60 Hz.
60 FPS
120+ FPS
Capped to 60 FPS. Use this cheat table.
High dynamic range display (HDR)
Ray tracing

Input[edit]

Gamepad options
Gamepad options

Keyboard and mouse State Notes
Remapping
Mouse acceleration
Mouse sensitivity
Camera speed slider with 15 positions. Setting also affects controller input.
Mouse input in menus
The left and right mouse buttons can be used to confirm and cancel.
Mouse Y-axis inversion
Horizontal Camera can also be inverted. Setting also affects controller input.
Controller
Controller support
Full controller support
Controller remapping
Controller sensitivity
Camera speed slider with 15 positions. Setting also affects mouse input.
Controller Y-axis inversion
Horizontal Camera can also be inverted. Setting also affects mouse input.
Controller types
XInput-compatible controllers
Xbox button prompts
Impulse Trigger vibration
DualShock 4 controllers
DualShock button prompts
Light bar support
Connection modes unknown
Generic/other controllers
Additional information
Controller hotplugging
Haptic feedback
Simultaneous controller+KB/M

Audio[edit]

Audio options
Audio options
General options
General options

Audio feature State Notes
Separate volume controls
Background Music, Sound Effect, Voice Volume.
Surround sound
Subtitles
Closed captions
Mute on focus lost

Localizations

Language UI Audio Sub Notes
English
French
German
Traditional Chinese
Japanese

Network[edit]

Multiplayer types

Type Native Players Notes
Local play
2 Co-op
LAN play
Online play
2 Co-op

Other information[edit]

API[edit]

Technical specs Supported Notes
Direct3D 11
Executable 32-bit 64-bit Notes
Windows

Middleware[edit]

No middleware information; you can edit this page to add it.

Ultrawide and various FPS limits[edit]

A cheat table with tweaks for ultrawide resolutions and several FPS caps is available.
Use Cheat Engine to open the table[5]
  1. Download and install Cheat Engine.
  2. Download the cheat table.
  3. Launch Cheat Engine and the game.
  4. From the File menu of Cheat Engine, click on Open Process.
  5. Select the game process and click on Open.
  6. From the File menu, click on Load (Ctrl+O).
  7. Locate the downloaded cheat table and click on Open.
  8. Follow the instructions in the bottom area of Cheat Engine to activate any of the resolutions or FPS caps.

System requirements[edit]

Windows
Minimum Recommended
Operating system (OS) 8.1
Processor (CPU) Intel Core i5-4460
System memory (RAM) 6 GB
Hard disk drive (HDD) 25 GB
Video card (GPU) Nvidia GeForce GTX 660
AMD Radeon R7 370
DirectX 11 compatible
A 64-bit operating system is required.

Notes

  1. 1.0 1.1 File/folder structure within this directory reflects the path(s) listed for Windows and/or Steam game data (use Wine regedit to access Windows registry paths). Games with Steam Cloud support may store data in ~/.steam/steam/userdata/<user-id>/1591530/ in addition to or instead of this directory. The app ID (1591530) may differ in some cases. Treat backslashes as forward slashes. See the glossary page for details.

References

  1. SAMURAI WARRIORS 5 Trial version - last accessed on 2021-07-26
    "20 July 2021 – 02:26:16 UTC"
  2. Verified by User:Fayaine on 2021-07-26
    Tested with a custom resolution of 2560x1080.
  3. Verified by User:Fayaine on 2021-07-26
    Tested with a custom resolution of 3840x2160.
  4. Verified by User:Fayaine on 2021-07-27
    Took a sccreenshot with 16x AF forced and without. The game seems to use a low amount of AF possibly 4x. As Forcing it off was worse than it's default.
  5. Verified by User:Fayaine on 2021-08-04
    Tested on 1.0.1.